• Advertisers – Set 1

    • Breitenfeldt Group
  • Advertisers - Set 2

    • Valley Sales of Hutchinson
  • Advertisers - Set 3

    • Glenwood State Bank Real Estate
  • More than just farmyard companions+

    Milk from goats used for soaps, lotions One of Donna Ebner’s goats.Photo by Karen Flaten “Going natural is trending now,” Donna Ebner explained, as she...

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    Hats Off Coffee, Long Prairie+

    A coffee shop with a little extra flavor Hats are everyday wear for Daiv Freeman and Rosalie Talley at Hats Off Coffee in...

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    Centenarian sisters enjoy life together+

    Rena Bagne (left), 107, and her 105-year-old sister, Edna Paasche, live at the Northridge Residence in Ortonville. The two moved with their parents...

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    Standing up to Alzheimer’s+

    Group formed in Brainerd to raise money to fight disease It’s been nearly seven years that Duane Wachholz, Nisswa, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He’s...

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    ‘Incredible ride’ coming to an end+

    Tina & Lena celebrate with free party for the public Tina Torkelson (right), also known as Ann Edwards, and Lena Olsen (left), also known...

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    Aiming to please, one customer at a time+

    Little Crow Shooting Sports is a family-oriented gun shop just north of Hutchinson Jim Condon, owner of Little Crow Shooting Sports for 29 years,...

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    Brain booster+

    New Ulm woman dedicated to helping brain injury survivors Brain injury survivors Sharon Gieseke, left, director of Minnesota Brain Injury Force Inc., and Sandy...

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    Staying active likely to result in fewer falls+

    Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than...

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    My Perspective: School time stories sought+

    It is back-to-school time. Most kids in the state are preparing for the new school year, and a handful of school districts have already...

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    Real-life ‘Rosie’ in Royalton+

    Sally’s t-shirt has “Rosie the Riveter” on it, a cultural icon which now represents the American women who worked in factories and shipyards...

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    Beyond the Amana Colonies+

    Barn quilts and Grant Wood in eastern Iowa Barn quilts like this one can be found throughout eastern Iowa.Photo by Karen Flaten When my husband...

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    Boomer’s Journal: The ultimate recycler+

    A clever way of re-purposing an old mattress box-spring, used in the gardens of Caroline Petefish of Alexandria. My mother recycled “tin foil” and...

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